Funny Food Names: Hilarious yet delicious meals

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Hilarious names for delicious foods

Food dishes, like anything else, can have some very unsual names, even by today's standards. For your viewing pleasure, I've compiled a list of the funniest foods from both the real world and fantasy.

  • Bangers and Mash

  • Bubble and Squeak

  • Spotted Dick

  • Toad in the Hole

  • Cullen Skink

  • Lumpy Dick

  • Knickerbocker Glory

  • Haggis

  • Rumbledethumps

  • Stargazy Pie

  • Singin' Hinnies

  • Pigs in a Blanket

  • Jam Roly-Poly

  • Bedfordshire Clanger

  • Fidget Pie

  • Eccles Cake

  • Flummery

  • Ladyfingers

  • Welsh Rabbit (Rarebit)

  • Laverbread

  • Kedgeree

  • Head Cheese

  • Cock-a-Leekie Soup

  • Jellied Eels

  • Colcannon

  • Tatws Pum Munud

  • Fat Rascals

  • Bath Oliver Biscuits

  • Eton Mess

  • Roly-Poly

  • Syllabub

  • Sussex Pond Pudding

  • Pease Pudding

  • Bedfordshire Clanger

  • Potted Shrimps

Funny Chinese Food Names

When translated, many of these chinese foods sound funny, but most have a deep philisophical meaning behind them.

  • Ants Climbing a Tree (Ma Yi Shang Shu)

  • Lion's Head Meatballs (Shi Zi Tou)

  • Stinky Tofu (Chou Doufu)

  • Thousand-Year Egg (Pidan)

  • Hot and Sour Soup (Suan la tang)

  • Kung Pao Chicken (Gongbao Jiding)

  • Fish Fragrant Eggplant (Yuxiang Qiezi)

  • Husband and Wife Lung Slices (Fu Qi Fei Pian)

  • Beggar's Chicken (Jiaohua Ji)

  • Three-Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji)

  • Dragon Well Tea (Longjing cha)

  • Wandering Dragon Playfully Chases the Phoenix (You Long Xi Feng)

  • Cloud Ear Fungus (Yun'er)

If you thought those sounded strange, check out this list of fictional foods. Granted, by the time you read this someone will probably offer one of these meals at a restaurant near you.

Funny Fictional Foods

  • Stunned, but still still breathing Wallaby on a Blue Cube

  • Warm and Brown

  • Tickled Ground Beef with browned Snorks

  • Pickled Angry Webbings

  • Dolluped Corwallis

  • Open Sundays Salmon

  • Emerald Bamboo Shoots

  • Misty Mountain Tofu

  • Sunset River Noodles

  • Dragon Tail Dumplings

  • Golden Palace Prawns

  • Silver Waterfall Soup

  • Phoenix Wing Bao

  • Jade Valley Rice

  • Emperor's Dream Eel

  • Lunar Lake Lobster

  • Starlight Spring Rolls

  • Royal Robe Ribs

  • Moonlit Mushroom Medley

  • Sapphire Sea Soup

  • Crane Crest Curry

  • Mannie Fresh Flakes

  • Mountain's Breath Buns

  • Sunrise Serpent Sausage

  • Temple Terrace Tofu

  • Heaven's Harmony Hotpot

  • Cherry Blossom Chicken

  • Snowy Summit Salad

  • Pine Peak Pancakes

  • Sunbeam Shark Soup

  • Golden Gate Goose

  • Raindrop Radish Rolls

  • Kingdom Kite Kebabs

  • Majestic Moon Mantou

  • Galaxy Garden Greens

  • River Reflection Ravioli

  • Plum Petal Pork

  • Harbor Haze Halibut

  • Starshine Sambal Shrimp

  • Monk's Meditation Miso

  • Heavenly Horizon Hotcake

  • Diamond Dew Dumplings

  • Windy Willow Wontons

  • Palace Pineapple Pie

  • Lantern Light Lamb

  • Emerald Empire Eggrolls

  • Silent Snow Soup

  • Crimson Cloud Cake

  • Sacred Sandalwood Salad

  • Rainbow Reef Risotto

  • Bamboo Blossom Biscuit

  • Lotus Lagoon Lobster

  • Solar Stream Salmon

  • Wishing Well Waffles

  • Orchard Oasis Oyster

If you have any ideas for funny food names that didn't make the list, send me a message on Twitter, aka X. While you're here, check out my fantasy food generator for more whimical dishes.

Matt Irving is the CEO of Super Easy Tech, LLC.
Matt is the founder of Fueling Food, Make It Super Easy, and Super Easy CRM. He is a beast of a software engineer, blogger, and gamer. Feel free to connect on any of the platforms listed below.

Posted by: Matt Irving on 10/09/2023


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